The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 101 87 76
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 42 60 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.32% 1.81% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.96% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 29
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £320 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £406 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2973 3063 2221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.46% 92.29% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1860 1855 1323
Average daily rate £375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 187 151
Average hourly rate £20.19 £19.31 £15.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.53% +27.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +17 13 £300 -25.00% 1
Gloucestershire -4 13 £450 +33.33% 2
Bristol +9 9 £408 +1.87% 5
Somerset -16 2 - -
Dorset -8 1 £275 -31.03%
Cornwall - - - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 82 (67.21%) SQL
2 61 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 56 (45.90%) Oracle
4 49 (40.16%) Oracle Database
5 48 (39.34%) Security Cleared
6 32 (26.23%) Oracle EBS
6 32 (26.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (22.95%) SC Cleared
8 26 (21.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (21.31%) Performance Tuning
9 24 (19.67%) DV Cleared
9 24 (19.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (19.67%) PL/SQL
10 23 (18.85%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
11 22 (18.03%) Windows
12 20 (16.39%) Linux
12 20 (16.39%) ETL
12 20 (16.39%) Oracle Database 11g
12 20 (16.39%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (14.75%) Migration
14 17 (13.93%) T-SQL
15 16 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (12.30%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (12.30%) Solaris
17 13 (10.66%) Oracle Database 10g
17 13 (10.66%) Open Source
18 12 (9.84%) MongoDB
18 12 (9.84%) Oracle Applications
18 12 (9.84%) Oracle RAC

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.20%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (7.38%) Oracle 9iAS
3 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (26.23%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (9.84%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (9.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (7.38%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) SAN
2 3 (2.46%) LAN
3 1 (0.82%) Firewall
3 1 (0.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (40.16%) Oracle Database
3 32 (26.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (21.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (19.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (18.85%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (16.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 20 (16.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (12.30%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (10.66%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (9.84%) MongoDB
11 11 (9.02%) Oracle Exadata
11 11 (9.02%) Relational Database
12 10 (8.20%) Oracle Database 12c
12 10 (8.20%) OLAP Cube
12 10 (8.20%) NoSQL
12 10 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (8.20%) OLAP
13 9 (7.38%) MySQL
13 9 (7.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.82%) Toad
General
1 7 (5.74%) Finance
2 5 (4.10%) Banking
3 1 (0.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.74%) Web Services
2 5 (4.10%) BSON
3 2 (1.64%) COM
4 1 (0.82%) Middleware
4 1 (0.82%) .NET
4 1 (0.82%) Flash
4 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Open Source
2 9 (7.38%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.38%) Clustering
3 8 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.74%) Data Integration
5 5 (4.10%) NHS
5 5 (4.10%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (3.28%) Replication
7 3 (2.46%) Statistics
8 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.64%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.03%) Windows
2 20 (16.39%) Linux
3 15 (12.30%) Solaris
4 8 (6.56%) UNIX
5 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.82%) SUSE
7 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.31%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (16.39%) ETL
3 18 (14.75%) Migration
4 16 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.02%) Database Tuning
6 7 (5.74%) CRM
6 7 (5.74%) Database Security
7 6 (4.92%) High Availability
7 6 (4.92%) Release Management
7 6 (4.92%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.92%) Configuration Management
7 6 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.10%) Performance Improvement
9 4 (3.28%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (3.28%) Use Case
9 4 (3.28%) ITIL
10 3 (2.46%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (1.64%) Change Control
11 2 (1.64%) Kimball Methodology
11 2 (1.64%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 82 (67.21%) SQL
2 24 (19.67%) PL/SQL
3 17 (13.93%) T-SQL
4 7 (5.74%) Java
5 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (39.34%) Security Cleared
2 28 (22.95%) SC Cleared
3 24 (19.67%) DV Cleared
4 9 (7.38%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (3.28%) MCITP
5 4 (3.28%) MCDBA
5 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.82%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.82%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (9.84%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.82%) Firmware
2 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (3.28%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 56 (45.90%) Oracle
2 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.10%) Sun
3 5 (4.10%) Siebel
4 4 (3.28%) Red Gate
4 4 (3.28%) VMware
5 1 (0.82%) Symantec
5 1 (0.82%) McAfee
5 1 (0.82%) Cerner
5 1 (0.82%) CommVault
5 1 (0.82%) Veritas
5 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
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